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“From Slavery to Civil Rights: An Aural History Tour” with Mary D. Williams

July 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Gospel singer, historian, and educator Mary D. Williams will perform on July 16 at UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library. “From Slavery to Civil Rights: An Aural History Tour” will offer a a chance to learn about American history through music, including spirituals, protest songs, and gospel music.

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The program will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room, following a 5 p.m. reception. The event is free and open to the public.

Williams is a 2016 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; her B.A. is in American Studies, with concentrations in African American studies and history. She has performed song and narrative at colleges, churches, libraries, and training programs, and has collaborated in teaching with Duke University professor Timothy Tyson, author of Blood Done Sign My Name.


July 16
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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Liza Terll
(919) 548-1203
Pleasants Family Assembly Room


Wilson Library
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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